Closed, reopens October 2019. The New Poets Prize is a short collection competition for writers between the ages of 17 and 24 (inclusive). This prize runs alongside the renowned International Book & Pamphlet Competition organized by The Poetry Business, which has now been established for 32 years.
Entrants are invited to submit short collections of twelve pages of poems. Four outstanding collections will be selected to receive a year of support and mentoring led by Peter and Ann Sansom of The Poetry Business. The four winners will receive guidance on submitting to magazines and other competitions, and advice on moving their writing to the next level and publication. All four winning collections will be published by The New Poets List, an imprint of The Poetry Business, in 2019.
Other prizes include publication in the North magazine and two winners will receive a place on an Arvon residential of their choice in 2018/19. All four winners will also receive a subscription to the North magazine, and a launch reading organized by The Poetry Business.